Chrysochromulina pyramidosa sp. nov. (Prymnesiophyceae) from Danish coastal waters

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Chrysochromulina pyramidosa sp. nov. is described on the basis of EM of shadowcast whole mounts, prepared from water samples collected in Oct. 1975 at 2 localities in the Storebaelt (Denmark). The saddle-shaped cell possesses 2 smooth flagella and a short haptonema. The cell surface is covered with scales of 2 types. The underlying scales are circular, flat, wide-meshed plates, whereas the outer scales have a pyramidal superstructure on an otherwise similar base-plate.
Original languageEnglish
JournalBotaniska Notiser
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)147-154
Publication statusPublished - 1977
Externally publishedYes


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